University of Technology Sydney

013412 English Teaching Methods 2

6cp; 3hpw To comply with health advice from NSW Health, the planned delivery of this subject for Spring D 2021 has been adjusted. Activities planned for campus in the first 3 weeks of session are being moved online. Activities for the remainder of the session (post-PEx) will be scheduled on campus only if the public health situation permits face-to-face learning in available teaching spaces. Please log into Canvas and monitor your UTS email for the latest advice concerning subject delivery and assessment information.
Requisite(s): 013411 English Teaching Methods 1 OR 013041 English Teaching Methods 1
These requisites may not apply to students in certain courses.
There are course requisites for this subject. See access conditions.
Anti-requisite(s): 013053 English Teaching Methods 2 AND 028272 English Teaching Methods 2


This subject considers the skills and understandings required to be an effective secondary English teacher and create an engaging program for learning. The subject informs professional experience. Topics include the roles and responsibilities of the English teacher; NSW syllabus aims and components; key programming documentation; using a range of texts in the secondary classroom; reading and writing in the secondary classroom; visual literacy; and drama in the English classroom. Students demonstrate the development of a depth of knowledge regarding the structure and elements of the NSW English syllabuses and their relationship with the Australian Curriculum in English.

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Calendar B Spring session

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